The Guilfordian

Staff Editorial: The rhetoric of the War on Terror is akin to terrorism itself

November 14, 2014

We craft this editorial on Veteran’s Day, reminding ourselves of the scars left on several generations by the ubiquitously termed “War on Terror.” The word “terrorism” has become meaningless, used by the United States’ government to support a perpetual war that has left too many of our brot...

US and other countries unite to respond to ISIS

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

“If the Islamic State (is) to be characterized, it would be as a revolutionary (or radical) insurgent actor,” said Yale Professor of Political Science & Director, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence Stathis N. Kalyvas in an article for the Washington Post. “These groups project a goal of...

Logan botches Benghazi scoop

Robert Pacheo, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

The only screw-up bigger than the U.S. response to the terrorist attack in Benghazi has been the media’s reporting on Benghazi. On Oct. 27, “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan interviewed Dylan Davies, a former security contractor who was assigned to Libya during the terrorist attack. Davies...

Osama bin Laden’s plans before death: the assassination of Obama

Haejin Song

March 30, 2012

“Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden,” President Barack Obama announced on May 2, 2011. People from all across the nation chanted “U.S.A” as they remembered the men and women who perished...